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Moon Light World Map

The map below shows where the Moon is visible from the Earth, depending on weather conditions and moon phases.
The white dot Moon symbol symbolizes the position of the Moon, and the yellow sun Sun symbol symbolizes the position of the sun.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

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Moon phase

The moon is so close to the Sun that it is probably impossible to see from earth

Fraction of moon illuminated: 0%

Previous phaseThird QuarterSunday, February 3, 2013 at 1:58 PM
Next phaseNew MoonSunday, February 10, 2013 at 7:21 AM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, February 9, 2013 at 19:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 41' South, Longitude: 116° 56' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.88 meters/second, 1576.4 km/hour, 979.5 miles/hour or 851.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.3"16.32 miwest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 minorth16.33 mi
1 hour14° 27' 28.2"979.36 miwest0° 10' 38.0"12.18 minorth979.75 mi
24 hours12° 42' 38.7"861.04 mieast4° 29' 22.9"308.56 minorth920.36 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Easter Island *Sat 2:30 PM1881 km1169 miles1016 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AdamstownSat 11:30 AM2029 km1261 miles1096 nmSouthwest SW
Galapagos IslandsSat 1:30 PM3247 km2017 miles1753 nmEast-northeast ENE
PapeeteSat 9:30 AM3570 km2218 miles1928 nmWest-southwest WSW
Mexico CitySat 1:30 PM3956 km2458 miles2136 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaSat 1:30 PM4115 km2557 miles2222 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorSat 1:30 PM4154 km2581 miles2243 nmNortheast NE
ManaguaSat 1:30 PM4294 km2668 miles2319 nmNortheast NE
TegucigalpaSat 1:30 PM4343 km2699 miles2345 nmNortheast NE
LimaSat 2:30 PM4343 km2699 miles2345 nmEast E
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